Dillard University, local churches to host community health festival
The Dillard University Office of Community & Church Relations, in conjunction with Bethany United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, and Pentecost Baptist Church, will host a Gentilly/Ponchartrain Community Health Festival this Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This free event will take place at Bethany United Methodist Church, located at 4533 Mendez Street, and will offer a range of health screening services including diabetes testing, fitness and exercise instruction, healthy cooking demonstrations, and vegetable gardening activities.
There will also be live gospel music performances, activities for children, and a number of food vendors on hand from participating churches.
The event is the second health fair sponsored by Dillard University’s Churches in Unity initiative. Churches in Unity serves as a collaborative among local churches to accomplish long-term community goals and objectives in the areas of health, education, economic development, youth leadership, and housing.
For more information contact Nick Harris at 504-473-1141 or at email@example.com.